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Introduction to research * Submit Personal Narrative & Preparation Notes *Pick up Preparation Notes and handouts *today : Intro to the research project o TYPES OF RESEARCH
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TYPES OF RESEARCH PAPERS: primary & secondary
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PRIMARY RESEARCH : - Original research - Your own data/evidence: Data gathered directly by a researcher using research methods appropriate to a particular field (e.g. experiments, surveys, interviews, observation and analyses, interpretation of data)
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IMRAD A common format for writing up scientific research: I ntroduction M ethods, R esearch a nd D iscussion .
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SECONDARY (LIBRARY) RESEARCH : - Based on other people’s research ; i.e. based on information and ideas collected or generated by other people’s own primary and/or secondary research. - Synthesizes, analyses, discusses, evaluates, comments, questions other scholars’ work - May combine disciplines - May include primary research
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LINGUISTIC FEATURES (of primary and secondary research papers) CLARITY and OBJECTIVITY
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Kimmet during the Spring '07 term at George Mason.

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